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Junior Historians Summer Camp @ Middleton Place

July 21-25, 2014

9:00am-12:00pm

Middleton Place will immerse young people in South Carolina history by introducing them to one of America’s Founding Families and to the daily activities of a working Low Country rice plantation. The Sparking Interest in History summer camp is filled with hands-on activities and demonstrations, and personalized tours and programs specially prepared by the professional staff at Middleton Place National Historic Landmark. The fun and educational programs will provide valuable real-life experience and will inspire the next generation of junior historians.

Ages 12 and up (space is limited)

For more information visit https://middletonplace.org/web-blog/item/junior-historians-summer-camp.html

Contact: Stephanie Coyle: scoyle@middletonplace.org or 843-266-7470.

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Crabpot Players Theatre Co. Summer Camps

Session III – Musical Theatre Camp

July 21 - August 1, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Ages: 6-12

Cost: $350

Our popular musical theatre camp returns for 2014! Join us at the new Crabpot Players Performing Arts Center for two weeks of fast-paced instruction in the areas of theatre, dance, and vocal performance. Campers will have the opportunity to perform in a full length musical at the conclusion of the camp. We will be producing “Jungle Book Jr.” as part of this camp.

 

Set Design Camp
July 28 – August 1, 2014

Every camp that we offer is staffed with local theatre professionals and directors from the Crabpot Players.  Campers will learn and have fun in a fast paced environment that is tailored to their specific interests.  Whether preparing for an audition or looking for a way to get involved in the local theatre community, our camps are a great place to start!

Please call the Box Office for details: (888) 303-0763

For more information visit www.crabpotplayers.com 

 

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The Anonymous People presented by Park Circle Films

July 26, 2014

7:00 pm

General Admission $5

The Anonymous People — Not Rated — 88 minutes

Recovery is OUT – to change the addiction conversation from problems to SOLUTIONS. An independent feature documentary about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addictions.
Deeply entrenched social stigma have kept recovery voices silent and faces hidden for decades. The vacuum created by this silence has been filled by sensational mass media depictions of addiction that continue to perpetuate a lurid public fascination with the dysfunctional side of what is a preventable and treatable health condition. Just like women with breast cancer, or people with HIV/AIDS, a grass roots social justice movement is emerging. Courageous addiction recovery advocates have come out of the shadows and are organizing to end discrimination and move toward recovery-based solutions. The moving story of THE ANONYMOUS PEOPLE is told through the faces and voices of the citizens, leaders, volunteers, corporate executives, and public figures who are laying it all on the line to save the lives of others just like them.

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Charleston Stage Presents: Seussical JR.

July 25, 7pm
July 26, 10am and 2pm

Each Summer, 83 students spend three weeks learning the magic and discipline of performing in a musical. At the end of the camp, students present their own full-scale musical complete with sets, lights and costumes on stage at the Historic Dock Street Theatre. This July, Charleston Stage’s SummerStage Musical Theatre Camp will present Seussical JR., a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (LUCKY STIFF, MY FAVORITE YEAR, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and RAGTIME).

Based on the works by Dr. Seuss

All tickets are $20.50. Tickets available online 24/7 at www.charlestonstage.com.
Tickets by phone available Mon-Fri 1pm-5pm (Also open Sa 1pm-5pm show weeks only) by calling (843) 577-7183.

 

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Charleston Stage Company SummerStage Musical Theatre Camps

Through July 25, 2014

Charleston Stage offers one of the oldest and largest arts education programs for young people in the region. Students will explore the craft of acting and learn the discipline of performing while developing their own unique creative voices. Students will develop poise, movement, speaking, and acting skills as they explore the many skill sets of professional actors. Offered for students grades 2-12.

Charleston Stage Mt. Pleasant Studio/629 Johnnie Dodds Blvd./843.577.5967.  For more information visit http://www.charlestonstage.com/education.html

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Threshold Repertory Theatre presents Romeo and Juliet

July 31 – August 17, 2014

ITALY, Verona — In another tragic turn in the ongoing feud between the houses of Capulet and Montague, Tybalt, cousin of Juliet Capulet was slain in a sword fight by Romeo Montague in what appears to be revenge for the murder of Mercutio. How will this fair with poor Juliet, love of Romeo? How will Romeo pay for his crime?

Romeo and Juliet marks Threshold Repertory Theatre’s 3rd annual Summer Shakespeare Workshop. This year’s workshop brings together new and veteran actors to continue to explore Shakespeare’s most popular works. Along with acting, our technical team, including our set and costumer designers will set the scene and give audiences an unique view of the Renaissance period. Watch as our talented group of actors bring the words of Shakespeare to life.

Thursday-Sunday: 8:00 p.m.

Last two Sundays: 3:00 p.m.

General Admission: $15

Threshold Rep Theatre/84 1/2 Society Street, Charleston, SC, 29401/843.277.2172.  For more information visit http://www.charlestontheater.com/

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PURE Theatre presents Folly Beach

Through August 2, 2014

Being Best Man can be stressful. Being Best Man days after you get divorced can lead to an existential crisis. The hilarious new comedy from PURE playwright-in-residence David Lee Nelson examines the ins and outs of marriage, divorce, and friendship as a group of friends converge on Folly Beach for their friend’s second wedding.

Ticket Prices:

Thursday: $18
Fridays: $27
Saturdays: $30
Matinees: $18

PURE Theatre/477 King Street/843.723.4444.  For more information visit www.puretheatre.org

 

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Redux Contemporary Art Center presents Reorientation

Through August 2, 2014

Redux Contemporary Art Center  is proud to present Reorientation a group exhibition featuring four Redux artists, photographer Chloe Gilstrap, silversmith Kaminer Haislip, print-maker and painter Kate MacNeil, and print-maker Jane Ann Sweeny. Reorientation will open with an artist’s reception on Friday, July 11 from 6 – 9 pm, it is free and open to all. Outta My Huevos Food Truck will be on hand to provide food, and beverages from Holy City Brewing will be available inside.

Redux Contemporary Art Center 136 St. Philip Street | Charleston SC 29403 | 843-722-0697 | Hours of operation:  Tuesday – Friday 10 am – 6 pm & Saturday 12 – 5 pm.

For more information visit http://reduxstudios.org/

 

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Flowertown Players present Hairspray

August  1-17, 2014
8p.m.  on August 1st, 2nd, 7th, 8th, 9th, 14th, 15th,  and 16th
3 p.m. on August 3rd, 10th and 17th.

Follow the beat!

It’s 1962 and teenagers Tracy Turnblad and Penny Pingleton are obsessed with the Corny Collins Show. When the chance to dance on the show arrives, Tracy quickly takes the opportunity and her skills attract not only Corny Collins, but also the teenage heart throb, Link Larkin. When scheming Amber Von Tussle and her mother plot to destroy Tracy, it turns to chaos. Tracy decides it’s not fair that the black kids can only dance on the Corny Collins show once a month. With the help of Penny, her parents, and her new friends Seaweed, Link, and Motormouth Maybelle, she’s determined to integrate the show… without denting her ‘do!

Tickets are $25-Adults/ $22- Military, Senior/ $20-Students

James F. Dean Community Theatre
133 Main Street
Summerville, SC 29483
843-875-9251

For more information visit, http://www.flowertownplayers.org/

 

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Mary Martin Gallery presents a Special Event

August 2-3, 2014

An Upcoming summer event will bring the community together to marvel at the transformation of the Old Mt. Pleasant Academy, located at 140 Hibbben Street.  A unique collaboration between the Mary Martin Gallery of Fine Art in Charleston and the Hunnicutt Real Estate Team, will convert the Old Mt Pleasant Academy for one weekend only into an art gallery.   Art lovers, history buffs, and those who simply enjoy a good time should plan to drop in from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, August 2nd or Sunday, August 3rd.

Works by renowned artists such as Judy Fuller, Elaine Hruska, John Hoffman, DAB, Ramon Pujol and others will adorn the walls.   The August event will be an opportunity for the community to once again fall in love with a building that had, over the previous decades, fallen into disrepair and become an unfortunate eyesore.  As the complete remodel nears completion, Matt, Cathy, and the rest of the Hunnicutt Team are inviting friends back to the storied school.

For more information contact Elaine Hruska 843-723-0303 and elaine@marymartinART.com  or Cathy Hunnicutt, Realtor at 843-814-4378

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Musical Theatre Master Classes @ DanceFX

August 3, 2014

Ages 11-15: 1-2pm

Ages 16+: 2-4pm

$20 in advance or $25 at the door

Former Rockette and Chorus Line star Chryssie Whitehead will be teaching Musical Theatre Master Classes at DanceFX.  Ms. Whitehead’s resume includes various Broadway Productions, as well as roles on hit television series.

To reserve your spot, visit www.dancefxcharleston.org or email jenny@dancefx.org

 

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City Gallery at Waterfront Park presents “We Cast Shadows” Exhibition

Through August 24, 2014

“We Cast Shadows

New Work by Mark Garry

Established international contemporary artist Mark Garry will create a site-specific installation made up of new works developed for the City Gallery at Waterfront Park. Using a variety of media and mechanisms, his delicately considered works are measured and quiet, requiring meticulous systems of construction. This new collection of elements will dramatically transform the space, creating a situation that is at once empathetic and spectacular.

City Gallery at Waterfront Park/34 Prioleau Street/Charleston, SC.  For more information visit www.citygalleryatwaterfrontpark.com

Gallery hours: Tuesday through Friday, 10 am to 6 pm.  Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 pm.

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